Zip File

A zip file is a file, created by means of compressing any file using the zip format. Such files may be unzipped using any application supporting zip compression. Sometimes such files can only be unzipped using a password, if a password was used during the initial compression.

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Backup Software Glossary

Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.

Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.

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